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  • Saudi crown prince visits Egypt

    It is Bin Salman's first visit overseas since he became crown prince in June of previous year. Saudi Arabia views Egypt as a cornerstone of regional stability, after the former army chief Sisi overthrew his Islamist predecessor Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

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  • Naftogaz claims $2.56bn win

    Naftogaz claims $2.56bn win

    But Russia's Gazprom gas giant unexpectedly refused to resume deliveries, returning the prepayment for supplies made by Kiev, claiming amendments to a contract had not been completed. Naftogaz wanted a retroactive price change starting from May 2011. What is unclear is how the transit deal will be affected by the row: Gazprom delivers some 80% of the approximately 110bcm of gas it sends to its Western European customers via the ironically named Druzhba, or "Friendship", pipeline that runs ...

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  • Canadians among 25 injured in Mexico ferry explosion

    Canadians among 25 injured in Mexico ferry explosion

    They reportedly heard passengers screaming and shouting, according to the Excelsior . Some of the injuries also included minor cuts and those affected in the incident were taken to a hospital for treatment. The ferry sustained a substantial amount of damage. The ferry was en route to Conzumel from Playa del Carmen early Wednesday. Images of the ferry showed what appeared to be a two-meter-long portion of the vessel's second-floor exterior blown out, exposing splintered wood and metal.

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  • PM attends groundbreaking ceremony in Turkmenistan — TAPI

    PM attends groundbreaking ceremony in Turkmenistan — TAPI

    Ex-Soviet Turkmenistan holds the world's fourth-largest natural gas reserves but has been heavily dependent on gas exports to China after Russian Federation cut back gas imports in the past few years. The successful accomplishment of the project would help accelerate pace of socio-economic activities in the participating countries besides creating direct and indirect employment opportunities.

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  • Putin rival Navalny detained ahead of election

    Putin rival Navalny detained ahead of election

    He was released just under an hour later, saying police had opened a case against him for organising illegal protests. "They offered me a lift to wherever I wanted, but I declined and went back to work", Navalny wrote in another post. Navalny was detained in January at an anti-election protest in Moscow, and his website was blocked by Russian communications regulators earlier this month after he refused to take down material covered by a court injunction, Reuters reported .

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  • Trump Spiritual Adviser: Graham 'a Strong Man, a Mighty Man'

    Trump Spiritual Adviser: Graham 'a Strong Man, a Mighty Man'

    At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel - and political advice - to US presidents. Malesic noted that Graham met with Pope John Paul II, who said to the North Carolina evangelist, "We are brothers". As his stature increased, so too did the fears, emotions and patriotism of the Cold War.

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  • Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

    Venezuela Comes Out With Guides On Petro Digital Currency

    Petróleo revealed that Maduro has ordered the country's state energy company, PDVSA, to close a few deals using the coin. And Venezuela's inflation rises faster in a day than it does in stable countries in a year, he said , adding that dreaming up a new currency alone isn't the answer.

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  • Celebrity Big Brother (CBBUS) Recap 2/19/18

    Celebrity Big Brother (CBBUS) Recap 2/19/18

    While you wait for our recap make sure to check out all our CBBUS recaps, videos, news, spoilers & more, right here! Brandi grew anxious because she knew Omarosa was smart enough to gun after "the four" - Ross, Marissa, Ari and herself.

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  • Mueller ups pressure on Trump campaign aides with new charge

    Mueller ups pressure on Trump campaign aides with new charge

    The indictment , unsealed in federal court in Washington on February 16, accuses Alex Van Der Zwaan with lying to investigators about work he performed for Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom in 2012. Van der Zwaan told investigators that he last texted with Gates in mid-August 2016 and his last contact with Person A was in 2014 when he discussed the person's family.

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  • Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant

    Trump denies forcibly kissing Rachel Crooks in Twitter rant

    Rachel Crooks , who has previously called for a Congressional investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Mr Trump, retold her story on the front page of the Washington Post . I don't even wait. "You can't help but wonder why people aren't talking about Trump and the people that came forward [to accuse] him", she said in an interview on CNN in December.

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  • USA high court affirms California's 10-day wait for gun purchases

    USA high court affirms California's 10-day wait for gun purchases

    He said that California made no "attempt to defend a 10-day waiting period", and noted that the background-check process creates a natural 24-hour waiting period for 80 percent of purchasers. The states of California, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Illinois, Minnesota, Florida, Iowa, Maryland and New Jersey as well as Washington, D.C., have waiting periods that vary in duration and type of firearm, according to the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

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